Military Hill / Congress Park median real estate price is $255,944, which is less expensive than 75.4% of Florida neighborhoods and 59.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Military Hill / Congress Park is currently $2,502, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 59.8% of Florida neighborhoods.
Military Hill / Congress Park is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Palm Springs, Florida.
Military Hill / Congress Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Military Hill / Congress Park neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
In Military Hill / Congress Park, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Military Hill / Congress Park is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Military Hill / Congress Park neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Military Hill / Congress Park (33.9%) than in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
One of the really interesting characteristics about the Military Hill / Congress Park neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 3.2% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Florida.
In addition, with more than 1.9% of residents living with a same sex partner, Military Hill / Congress Park is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 96.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Military Hill / Congress Park neighborhood has more Cuban and South American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 14.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry and 10.5% have South American ancestry.
Military Hill / Congress Park is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Military Hill / Congress Park neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Military Hill / Congress Park neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (57.2%) than are found in 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Military Hill / Congress Park neighborhood in Palm Springs are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 56.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.6% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 52.6% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Military Hill / Congress Park neighborhood, 37.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 34.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (15.1%), and 12.8% in executive, management, and professional occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Military Hill / Congress Park neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 68.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and French.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Military Hill / Congress Park neighborhood in Palm Springs, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Cuban (14.3%). There are also a number of people of South American ancestry (10.5%), and residents who report Mexican roots (10.1%), and some of the residents are also of Haitian ancestry (3.6%), along with some Spanish ancestry residents (3.4%), among others. In addition, 57.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Military Hill / Congress Park neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (59.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (33.9%) and 6.2% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.